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Things to consider before dropping out of college
Leaving college can be a difficult decision to make, so it’s important to consider all your options
How to choose a college course
It can be difficult to know what choices to put on your CAO. Here are some things to consider when applying for college.
Study, volunteer, or work abroad
Find out more about the opportunities open to you and plan your next adventure
5 ways to reduce stress about going back to school
Make going back to school easier with these steps to reduce stress and anxiety
Advice for transitioning to college
Tips for transitioning to college
How to fill out the Back to Education Allowance form (BTE 1)
Find out how to fill out this form
Back to Education Programmes
Learn about the different Back to Education programmes available.
The Education, Training and Development Option for jobseekers
These are short courses that let you retain your jobseeker's payment
What is the Back to Education Initiative?
Back to Education Initiative is aimed at people who left school before getting a Leaving Cert.
Back to Education Allowance - Postgraduate
Find out if you're eligible for this scheme
Back to Education Allowance - Third Level
What is the BTEA and how do I qualify?
Back to Education Allowance - Second Level
Find out if you're entitled to attend a second-level course with the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)
HEAR - Higher Education Access Route
Central Applications Office (CAO)
AHEAD - Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
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